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chʋavto stay for the nightLa chʋa Koŋ lɛ.We stayed in Kong for the night
-chʋa-adjsfxleft overkʋlʋchʋaŋleft over T. Z
chʋ̀án, dawa-dawa condiment
chʋasa chʋasaadv.bit by bitBa bɩ moribie la kɩɛsa hɛ dɔŋɔ bala, ba kɩɛsɛ chʋasa chʋasa. They did not contribute the money at once, they did it bit by bit.
chʋbagɩlɩmbuguluŋn, heart
chʋbɩalɩɩŋn, water in which dawadawa seeds have been washed
chʋbʋan, clay-pit
chʋchɛbiiŋn, kidney
chʋchɔgbampumuŋn, a kind of tree with edible fruits
chʋchʋɛbinen, lanna (a tree)
chʋchʋɛŋn, a kind of tree with edible fruits
chʋchʋɔfɩɛlan, early morning
chʋchʋɔŋqnt.morningƲ suomi tɩntɩŋŋaa chʋchʋɔŋ nɛ.He started work in the morning.
chʋfʋʋsʋŋn, lung
chʋgan, load, luggage, baggage
chʋgɛcfsorivto take down (e.g. a load on head) remove (a pot from fire)Kʋ pɛ mɩ lɛ dɩ la chʋgɛ mɩ kɩaa.Come and help me to take the things (off my head).
chʋgʋsɛvto crush, to breakDɩa la tele ŋmoo, ʋ nyuŋ kala chʋgʋsɛ.The house fell and crushed his head.
chʋɩŋn, 1dawa-dawa seed2liver
chʋkerikiŋn, hard dawadawa seed among cooked ones
chʋlʋlʋcfchʋrradv.pointed, sharp Pɛnsɩl niiŋ ŋaa chʋlʋlʋ nɛ.The pencil is pointed.
chʋnʋnʋadv.very coldLeriŋ fɩɛla chʋnʋnʋ.The weather is very cold.
chʋŋv1to carry on the headJoŋ sime la chʋŋ.Carry the basket on your head.2to put a load on somebody's headKaa chʋmmɛ.Help me put the load on my head.
chʋɔgɛvto remove outer shells of hard fruit by pounding it in a mortarKɔ la chʋɔgɛ chʋʋnaa.Let us go and shell sheanut.
chʋɔlaan, 1acknowledgement, greeting, thanksMá laa chʋɔlaa.I am greeting you.2apology
chʋɔlɛcflɔllɛv1to greetLa mʋ chʋɔlɛ kʋhɩaŋ la.Let us go and greet the elder.2to prayLa chʋɔlɛ Wɩa.We prayed to God.3to apologizeLeŋ la mʋ chʋɔlɛ nʋhʋɔra la, a tɩŋ ŋɩɩ la sɩ cheme laaba.Let us go and apologise to the visitors, because of the way we received them.